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Study: Shingles in young adults can increase risk for heart attack

As if having shingles isn't painful enough, new research suggests the herpes zoster virus can increase one's risk for a heart attack and other vascular complications.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 06:10am EST

Tags: Shingles, heart attack, Neurology, study

There's a shingles vaccine, but it's not for everyone

About 1 million Americans get shingles each year in the United States, and those who have had the chicken pox are at most risk.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 10:16am EST

Tags: chicken pox, Shingles, vaccine, Paula Wolfson